The man to have been known as the legend of the music industry who had many talents, Kishore Kumar also has a colorful married life with four wives. Just like his reel life, Kishore Kumar had his real-life filled with equally eventful and vibrant affairs. Here’s some juice you need to know about…
Kishore Kumar’s first wife was Ruma Guha Thakurta. They married in 1951 and had a son Amit Kumar. But they parted their ways in 1958. It was because they had clashes as Kishore Kumar wanted her to be a homemaker but she had priority for her career.
The Marilyn Monroe of Indian Cinema, Madhubala. She was the most beautiful lady in Bollywood. And she was the second wife of Kishore Kumar. They married in 1960. But their happily-ever-after turned into a nightmare when Madhubala was treated with terminal heart illness. That is when Kishore Kumar left her to focus on his career. She died on 23rd February 1969 at the age of 36.
Yogeeta Bali became the third wife of Kishore Kumar. They married in 1976 and separated just two years later in 1978. She fell in love with Mithun Chakraborty.
Leena Chandavarkar was a widow at the age of 25 as her husband died five days after their marriage in an accident. Leena’s parents were against their relationship as Kishore Kumar was 21 years elder to her. But he managed to convince her as well as her parents and they married in 1980 and were together until his death in 1987.